2021 Sponsors

Yorkshire Post

Founded in 1754 as the Leeds Intelligencer, the Yorkshire Post is one of Britain’s first daily newspapers. The Leeds Intelligencer was a weekly newspaper until it was given its current name and was published daily in 1866.

The Yorkshire Post is Yorkshire’s national newspaper, providing quality journalism six days a week on business, politics, news, sport and more in paper, on mobile and, since March, iPad app.

Rothschild & Co

Rothschild & Co is one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups.

Our global financial advisory business provides impartial, expert advice to corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.

With approximately 900 advisers in 40 countries around the world, our scale, reach, intellectual capital and local knowledge enable us to develop relationships and deliver effective solutions to our clients, wherever their business takes them. This is why we are leaders in financial advice, worldwide.

Leeds Beckett University Enterprise Services

Leeds Beckett University is one of the biggest providers of professional education, training, applied research and consultancy, transforming the lives and prospects of thousands of individuals and organisations in our region and beyond every day. We have strong connections to regional business, and as a university contribute £500m to the economy every year. We are delighted to promote these awards and the amazing work of “Variety the Children’s Charity” to our business community and professional partners and are committed to supporting the charity over the coming months. We encourage all businesses in this region to show our renowned Yorkshire generosity by supporting these awards and in particular those children most in need.

Ideas That Work (Ideas)

Ideas are a graphic design, web and print agency based in Leeds, West Yorkshire with masses of experience. Whether you’re after a full corporate identity, logo design, stationery design and print or a website, Ideas are here to help.

We have loads of experience (years and years of it) and knowledge. This means that we have been lucky enough to work with a large range of industries and business of all sizes. Whether you are a start up, sole trader, a corporate to an international firm, our skilled team will ensure that they come up with the ideas that help your business stand out from the competition.


Clarion has a refreshing approach to providing legal services to clients. They are passionate about providing excellent advice and encourage you to expect more. It is the energy and vision of the people at Clarion that is the heart of their offering. In business, in life; Clarion aim to walk in their client’s shoes – listening first to understand your world and then working on your terms. Clarion are widely recognised for their expertise and dynamic handling of sensitive, high profile and complex situations in the UK and internationally. The team recognise that to provide a complete service they need to be committed not only to your immediate problems but also your long term goals. Clarion has a team of highly rated lawyers many from national and international law firms providing clients with relevant knowledge and expertise at a cost effective price.

“Clarion offers good value for money and punches above its weight in terms of expertise.” Chambers UK

Henderson Insurance Brokers

Henderson Insurance Brokers is Yorkshire’s leading and largest commercial insurance broker, providing bespoke insurance solutions to businesses across the region and beyond. We have specialist divisions in construction, real estate, retail/wholesale and haulage – as well as strong expertise in risk management and manufacturing. We also undertake general business insurance by drawing on more than two decades of experience to deliver tailored packages.


Pomanda is a fintech platform specialising in corporate finance. Utilising cutting edge technology It allows business owners to value their business quickly and cost effectively, run company analytics and discreetly connect to a network of corporate advisers, investors, debt providers and professional services.

Understand the drivers of your company’s valuation and ways to improve it, benchmark against peers and gain access to Pomanda’s growing pool of global professionals to increase your chances of successfully gaining investment, raising finance and achieving your goals.



Core Telecom

Core Telecom specialises in providing powerful telephony solutions, helping businesses to present a professional and capable appearance through efficient and effective management of their telecoms, as well as helping to increase revenue.

Thousands of UK businesses from SMEs to large corporates, charities, resellers and service providers rely on our services to improve their call handling. Our clients count on us to deliver bespoke leading telecommunications services as standard. It’s part of what makes us unique.

Core Telecom was established in 2005, and has now successfully traded for over 11 years.



SLB PR is a multi-faceted, creative communications agency. We’ve made a name for ourselves by building disruptive media campaigns for our clients that go way beyond the limits of media coverage. We bridge the gap between art and commerce, work with exceptional talent and protect the reputation of our clients.



If you would like to be a sponsor, then please contact annabel.robinson@variety.org.uk